Being a mother to four children while starting my law firm, launching a blog, and staying politically involved in my community requires time management. However, sometimes time runs out and the just tasks keep piling up. This is where “personal assistants” come into play.
Looking for new ways to increase workplace productivity and efficiency as well as employee satisfaction? Well, an effective internal communications strategy puts everyone on the same page, working towards the same goal. The result? Less confusion and a more cohesive, efficient workforce.
We’ve seen it repeatedly throughout our history: When people’s rights are threatened, it’s the lawyers who step up to the plate. Some are true Freedom Fighters, and they deserve special recognition. That’s why each month, we will feature lawyers who are really making a difference. Today, we are proud to feature Tania R. Schmidt-Alpers. Tania R. Schmidt-Alpers is […]
The paradigm for work teams has changed. Co-workers don’t necessarily sit in offices right next to each other. In fact, they might not even be in the same state—many teams work across the country and sometimes, the globe. This distribution of the labor forces has significant benefits but also raises new challenges. Specifically, ensuring productivity […]
If one of your New Year’s resolutions was to live a healthier lifestyle, you’re not alone. Eating healthier and exercising typically tops the list for most people. However, it’s important that you pay attention to both your physical health and your mental health. They are equally essential, yet people tend to mostly focus on the physical—they aim to, say, lose […]
Though the New Year is already under way, it’s never too late to set goals, get inspired, and create new routines. Indulging in some retrospection and identifying what worked—and what didn’t—can help you commit to changes that will take your practice to the next level. Here are some examples of what other lawyers have resolved to […]
‘Tis the season for a lot of merriment and a bit of auld lang syne. However, this time of year can also be the most overwhelming as people are forced to juggle family, friends, shopping, parties, and…work deadlines. For lawyers, this can be especially challenging; yet some attorneys have figured out how to successfully unplug and […]
Artificial intelligence. Once the stuff of science fiction (who remembers Captain Kirk’s concern that he might be replaced by the advanced M5 supercomputer?), artificial intelligence (AI) is today very much a part of our reality. And while it’s easy to pick up where Captain Kirk left off and worry that the explosion of AI will take […]
After much deliberation and soul-searching, I decided to switch to Android after being an iPhone user since 2008. The iOS 11 update rendered my poor iPhone 6 Plus virtually unusable, and it made me resentful towards Apple. The flowing display of the Note 8 and the intrigue of the S-Pen stylus were enough for […]
Sometimes disaster hits members of your team or your office. How you and your team handle it can make a huge difference—you can either add chaos to an already chaotic situation or maintain calm when things go wrong. Regardless of what type of disaster your firm is facing, there are things you can do to keep everyone […]